Tag: Sunnah السنة

Awza’i on Sunnah: If an authentic Hadith reaches you, then do not act differently

| December 2, 2013

Amr ibn Yasaf reported: I heard Al-Awza’i say, “O Amr, if a narration reaches you from the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon, then beware not to say differently. Verily, the Messenger of Allah conveyed from Allah the Blessed and Exalted.” Source: Al-Madkhal ila Sunan Al-Kubra Al-Bayhaqi 173 عَامِرَ بْنَ يَسَافٍ يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ […]

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Hadith on Fasting: The Prophet would break his fast with dates and water

| July 15, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would break his fast before praying with fresh dates, and if there were no fresh dates then with dry dates, and if there were no dry dates then with some water. Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 696 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَنَسِ […]

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Hadith on Fasting: The Prophet would hasten to break his fast and perform prayer

| July 15, 2013

Abu Atiyyah reported: Masruq and I visited Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, and he said, “O mother of the believers, there are two companions of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, and neither of them hold back from doing good. One of them hastens to break his fast and to perform the […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The two Sunan raka’at of Fajr prayer are better than the entire world

| June 28, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him said, “Two bowings of prayer before the dawn prayer are better than the world and whatever is in it.” Source: Sahih Muslim 725 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ رَكْعَتَا الْفَجْرِ خَيْرٌ مِنْ الدُّنْيَا وَمَا […]

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Hadith on Hajj: The Prophet would perform pilgrimage for Hajj and Umrah together

| May 20, 2013

As-Subai ibn Ma’bad reported: I raised my voice (talbiyah) in preparation for both Umrah and Hajj together. Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “You have been guided to the practice (sunnah) of your Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 1798 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: The command to follow the Prophet before any other person

| May 19, 2013

Salim ibn Abdullah reported: He heard a man from Syria asking Abdullah ibn Umar about continuing after Umrah until Hajj. Ibn Umar said, “It is lawful.” The man said, “But your father prohibited it.” Ibn Umar said, “Is the command to follow my father or to follow the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be […]

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Malik on Innovation: Whoever innovates heresy into Islam has betrayed the Prophet

| May 12, 2013

Ibn Al-Majishun reported: I heard Imam Malik say, “Whoever introduces an innovation (bid’ah) into Islam that he views as good has acted treacherously toward the message of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, for Allah said: Today I have completed your religion (5:3). Whatever was not part of the religion that day is not […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Creed: Prohibition of ascribing attributes to Allah not reported in the Quran and Sunnah

| April 28, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah said: As for the religion, it is known that the term “body” (jism) was not reported from any of the Prophets, and neither the companions, nor their followers, nor the righteous predecessors of this nation ever said, “Allah is a body,” or, “Allah is not a body.” Rather, the negation or affirmation of […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to sit in prayer with feet arranged according to the Sunnah

| April 17, 2013

Tawus reported: I saw Ibn Abbas kneeling upon his feet during prayer. I said, “It is difficult for the people to sit like this.” He said, “It is the tradition (sunnah) of your Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 2852 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ طَاوُسٍ قَالَ رَأَيْتُ […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: Let me not find one of you rejecting the traditions of the Prophet

| April 16, 2013

Abu Rafi’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let me not find one of you reclining on his couch and when he is informed of a command which I have commanded, he says: I do not know this, for we only follow what we find in the Book of […]

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